Dealing with Credit Card Debt

Dealing with Credit Card Debt

Credit cards are easy to use, and can be helpful financial instruments. Today, many Americans use cards as reserve funds…
Six Million Homeowners Still Underwater On Their Mortgage

Six Million Homeowners Still Underwater On Their Mortgage

Six million homeowners in the U.S. owed more money than their house was worth in Q4 of 2015 and, in…
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Four Ways People Sabotage Their Financial Lives

A surprising number of Americans have little in the way of investments and a sad number have none at all.…
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5 Reasons It’s Still Better To Rent

The economy and personal finance are moving targets and that makes conventional wisdom a rear-facing metric. One topic that goes…
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4 Reasons the American Dream of Owning a Home is Becoming the American Nightmare

This Winter put a damper on the economy, which is pretty amazing when you think about it. Even in the…
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Another Housing Bubble? Maybe Something Worse…

One of the frustrating things about personal finance is watching people, smart people, make the same mistakes over and over.…
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Reverse Mortgages Are Jumping the Shark

You've probably seen the television commercials.  The likes of Alex Trebek, former Senator Fred Thompson, Henry Winkler, and Pat Boone…
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Protect Yourself — The Dark Side of Reverse Mortgages

You see them on TV — the parade of “B” actors talking in smooth, reassuring tones about how great a…